Scout Premium Content

Inside Scouting Report: Johnnie Troutman

Though San Diego's 2012 draft class earned rave reviews, one selection that raised eyebrows was fifth-rounder Johnnie Troutman, who will likely miss his rookie year with knee and pectoral injuries. Why did the Chargers, who knew about the ailments, feel compelled to pull the trigger anyway? To find out, read this inside scouting report from the publisher of Fight on State, Mark Brennan.

San Diego picked Johnnie Troutman with its fifth-round selection (No. 149 overall). He started 32 games over his final three seasons at Penn State, thriving as a run blocker while never yielding a full sack. He had his best year as a senior, as he was not penalized and did not permit any QB pressures. He may be the future at guard, where the Chargers lost All Pro Kris Dielman to retirement...

SDBoltReport.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Tweets